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DISCOURSE UPON THE EXPOSITION AND UNDERSTANDING OF STATUTES WITH SIR THOMAS EGERTON'S ADDITIONS

Thorne, Samuel E.


Item #: 3578

Pages: vii,194p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2004.

Subjects: JURISPRUDENCE, LEGAL HISTORY, UNITED KINGDOM

Written anonymously at the end of the Year Book period, theDiscourse Upon the Exposition and Understanding of Statutesis the earliest English treatise on the subject. Thorne'sedition has the additional appeal of lengthy manuscriptnotes compiled from a copy owned by Sir Thomas Egerton, anattorney who held several important posts in ElizabethanEngland including Solicitor-General and Lord Chancellor."Professor Thorne...has carried out his difficult task withgreat skill and has prefixed an introduction which can beregarded as the most authoritative and most richlydocumented discussion as yet..." T.F.T. Plucknett, LawQuarterly Review 60:242 cited in Marke, A Catalogue of theLaw Collection at New York University (1953) 810.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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